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What is ExpressJS?

Express is a minimal and flexible node.js web application framework, providing a robust set of features for building single and multi-page, and hybrid web applications.

What is Slim?

Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

What is Fastify?

Fastify is a web framework highly focused on speed and low overhead. It is inspired from Hapi and Express and as far as we know, it is one of the fastest web frameworks in town. Use Fastify can increase your throughput up to 100%.

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    Why do developers choose Slim?
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    Why do developers choose Fastify?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
    No Cons submitted yet for ExpressJS
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    What are the cons of using Slim?
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    What are the cons of using Fastify?
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    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    722 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Slim?
    27 companies on StackShare use Slim
    What companies use Fastify?
    4 companies on StackShare use Fastify

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Slim?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Slim
    What tools integrate with Fastify?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Fastify

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Slim, and Fastify?

    • Flask - a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
    • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
    • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
    • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js

    See all alternatives to ExpressJS



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